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Sjoerd van Driesum

Sjoerd van Driesum

YEP period 2019 - 2021, batch 17

Young Expert at Financial Access - Kenya

First position after YEP

Independent Consultant, Kenya

YEP Role

In my role as COO I am responsible for laying the foundation to scale up the Supply Chain Finance activities of FACTS Africa. Through technology and a data driven approach, FACTS Africa is looking to provide financing using alternative methods to SMEs mainly active in the Agri Value Chain. Developing the product, building the platform, designing the procedures, and helping the team with corporate finance matters are part of my responsibilities. 



Finance, Technology, Econometrics / Data Science, Management



Nationality: Dutch


  • Bsc. Econometrics & Operations Research @ Erasmus School of Economics
  • Msc. Quantitative Finance @ Erasmus School of Economics


Experience before YEP

Associate Vice President – Risk Solutions Group – Barclays Investment Bank, London, UK

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Organisation: Financial Access
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